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  •  My wife could take a job in Boston (1+ / 0-)
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    tomorrow. BUt we live in NJ, and I have 24 years into my pension at my current job, have disabilities and can't work and care for the kids both, can't start over in my job in another state ( public employee ) and we need all the help we can get from her sisters here. So relocation is off the table. She has had 3 interviews in 6 months. She does cancer research. Apparently there isn't a great need for this, or for scientists, in the job market. In fact, the NYT ran an article quoting people from her former company who were advising their own kids to stay out of science as a career.

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